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Wednesday, July 23, 2014         

A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground. Story »


Navy Lt. Matt Suyderhoud, who grew up in Hawaii Kai, will be wowing the audiences above Kaneohe Bay during a Blue Angels performance planned for Oct. 17-18, 2015 . Story »

This one just doesn’t add up at all. When I read the headline and story in Tuesday’s paper I thought I was hallucinating from sunstroke. How does a college basketball coach get a three-year contract extension when his program is under NCAA investigation — a probe that has been ongoing for nearly four months now? Story »

 
Matson Inc. has finalized a proposed legal settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and a whistleblower over fuel surcharge reimbursements that will cost the Hawaii-based ocean cargo transportation company $10 million.  Story »

 By Request: Chicken and lychee sauce make a really great team
The world gives us many great food combinations: peanut butter and chocolate, sea salt and caramel, furikake and popcorn.  Story »
Other than a very few hot electoral battles this election cycle — Sen. Malama Solomon will face off again with her predecessor in that Hawaii island seat, Lorraine Inouye — there will be few challenges to the status quo in the Legislature. Story »

Customer describes argument and scuffle

A McDonald's customer said he momentarily thought he had prevented a fight in the Kuhio Avenue restaurant one early November 2011 morning when he was able to pull Shane Medei­ros aside and tell him that off-duty U.S. State Department Special Agent Christopher Deedy was drunk and wasn't going to fight.

Plaintiffs ask for special master in DHHL lawsuit

Even though a judge more than four years ago found the state liable for breach of trust in a class-action lawsuit the plaintiffs filed in 1999, the case still is moving slowly through the damages phase and is far from being resolved. A recent attempt at court-ordered mediation failed to yield a settlement.

Blocked manhole overflows, spilling sewage

Water samples will again be taken at Palolo Stream, along the Ala Wai Canal and off Magic Island on Wednesday after more than 103,000 gallons of raw sewage poured out of a manhole in Palolo that someone intentionally plugged.

Profits up as routes mature

Hawaiian Airlines Chief Executive Officer Mark Dunkerley said the company's financial performance is on an upward trajectory and that the second half of the year should be even better.

TheBuzz: Eatery keeps serving favorites despite uncertainty

Many pause at the door to review menu options first; nevertheless, a steady stream of customers walks through the door at Pepper's Place in Kai­lua Shopping Center.

By Request: Chicken and lychee sauce make a really great team

The world gives us many great food combinations: peanut butter and chocolate, sea salt and caramel, furikake and popcorn.

Football: Hawaii's home is in MWC, its chief assures

Despite college football's changing landscape, the University of Hawaii football team will have a home in the Mountain West Conference, league commissioner Craig Thompson said on Tuesday.

 Abercrombie is 'like ohana,' Obama says in a radio spot
President Barack Obama has recorded a radio advertisement for Gov. Neil Aber­crombie's re-election campaign, describing the governor as a partner who made "gutsy decisions" to tackle a state budget crisis and invest in early childhood education. Story »
The two candidates seeking Wai­pahu's state House District 38 seat have long ties to the community, a record of activism and legislative experience. Story »

 Football: Hawaii's home is in MWC, its chief assures
Despite college football's changing landscape, the University of Hawaii football team will have a home in the Mountain West Conference, league commissioner Craig Thompson said on Tuesday.  Story »
As widely expected, a media poll predicted the University of Hawaii football team will finish last — sixth out of six teams — in the Mountain West Conference's West Division this season.  Story »

 

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 Hawaii's Backyard: Otsuji Farm provides a taste of healthful living
"How do you like my office?" Edwin Otsuji asks as visitors admire a panorama that stretches from Diamond Head to Maunalua Bay. "Beautiful, yeah? That's why vegetables grow so well here; they love the view." Story »
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